The Moravian Falls Census Designated Place had a population of 1,941 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Moravian Falls is located at latitude 36.0968 and longitude -81.1823 in Wilkes County. The formal boundaries for the Moravian Falls Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 5.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Wilkes County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,194 feet.
The Moravian Falls Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403307) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Moravian Falls: Forks of the Road, Petersburg.
|Total Population||1,941 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,838 (94.7%)|
|Population in Families||1,488 (76.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||103 ( 5.3%)|
|Median Household Income||$54,063|
|Average Household Income||$80,017|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||14%|
|Per Capita Income||$32,798|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||887 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||572 (64.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||201 (22.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||113 (12.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$175,376|
|Average Home Value||$196,804|
|Housing Affordability Index3||198|
|Average Household Size||2.37|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.89%|
|Per Capita Income||2.57%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.17%|
The table below compares Moravian Falls to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 327||56th|
|Population Density||# 524||29th|
|Median Household Income||# 235||68th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 381||52nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 152||80th|
|Diversity Index||# 386||48th|
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